The Wyoming Senate advanced a bill to criminalize people and fine organizations who ‘impede infrastructure.’ Critics call it a draconian attack meant to block protests like Standing Rock.
States with a high energy presence are at the top of the ‘worst’ list for workplace fatalities: North Dakota, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and West Virginia.
SAFER, the Equality State Policy Center, AFL-CIO, Trial Lawyers and other advocates have not yet put forth an official platform, but speakers on Monday took aim at several policies, beginning with rule blocking Wyoming OSHA from investigating accidents unless somebody is killed, or at least three people are hospitalized.
On, Oct. 2,2012, Dan Neal of the Equality State Policy Center posted this opinion piece and notice of a public hearing scheduled for Oct. 5, 2012, regarding proposed alterations to OSHA safety rules for workers in the oil and gas
Widow of a fallen Wyoming worker speaks…
There’d been a fire at the rig that had gone unreported. The drilling company allegedly failed to conduct all the required inspections before putting the rig back into operation. On February 19, 2007,